On This Day

What Happened on September 4, 1996

Historical Events

  • 13th MTV Video Music Awards: Alanis Morrissette and The Smashing Pumpkins win

Famous Weddings

  • Judy Garland's daughter Lorna Luft (44) weds musician and musical director Colin Freeman (30) at Highclere Castle in Hampshire, United Kingdom

Famous Deaths

  • Sam Cook, English cricketer (Gloucestershire slow bowler with one Test for England), dies at 75
1996 Highlights

About September 4, 1996

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 25 years and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo